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NBC
Aug 12, 2013 4:00pm EDT
you city folk and you country folk need to grab a jar jumbalaya and we are headed to louisiana to check out "duck dynasty" and "swamp people," they are the kings of rural reality and they are smashing ratings records along the way. almost 10 million tuned into the season finale of "duck dynasty." is it all that it is quacked up to be? let's take a look. in 1972 duck hunter, phil robertson wanted to build a better duck call. build it he did, by hand. the following year the duck commander company began and it was a family affair. the robertsons, well known in the hunting world were thrust into the spotlight and a multimillion dollar business. fast ford to when "duck dynasty" was born. it takes viewers inside the lives of phil and his wife, kay, along with their son's family. >> i am only doing this so they will get back to work. >> laid back jase. >> how can we make ping-pong more violent? katie: and even their uncle si gets into the act. the robertsons show us what it means to put family first, as long as it does not interfere with duck hunting season. so, please welcome the men of
FOX News
Aug 6, 2013 9:00pm PDT
up next. you don't want to miss this report, louisiana where a man is battling the federal government over a frock. you heard me right, a frog that nobody has seen in the state for 50 years, and the government's harassing this man about a frog. a special hannity investigation into big government gone wild next. fighti right now, 7 years of music is being streamed. a quarter million tweeters are tweeting. and 900 million dollars are changing hands online. that's why hp built a new kind of server. one that's 80% smaller. uses 89% less energy. and costs 77% less. it's called hp moonshot. and it's giving the internet the room it needs to grow. this&is gonna be big. hp moonshot. it's time to build a better enterprise. together. >>> imagine waking up one day, you find out the government has declared your private property to be a critical habitat for an endangered frog. to make matters worse, the frog has not been seen in your home state for 50 years. this is not a joke. it happened to one man in louisiana, we went down to the bayou state for a special hannity investigation. listen carefully
FOX News
Aug 6, 2013 6:00pm PDT
with honors. >> coming up next. you don't want to miss this report, louisiana where a man is battling the federal government over a frock. you heard me right, a frog that nobody has seen in the state for 50 years, and the government's harassing this man about a frog. a special hannity investigation into big government gone wild next. fighting constipation by eating healthier, drinking plenty of water, but still not getting relief? try dulcolax laxative tablets. dulcolax is comfort-coated for gentle, over-night relief. dulcolax. predictable over-night relief you can count on. [ female announcer ] some people like to pretend a flood could never happen to them. and that their homeowners insurance protects them. [ thunder crashes ] it doesn't. stop pretending. only flood insurance covers floods. ♪ visit floodsmart.gov/pretend to learn your risk. it guides you to a number it guides you to a number that will change your life: your sleep number setting. it even knows you by name. now it's easier than ever to experience deep, restful sleep with the sleep number bed's dualair technology. at
Al Jazeera America
Aug 22, 2013 6:00pm EDT
reaction from students. >>> and take a look at what happened in louisiana yesterday, a sink hole -- >> al jazeera america, a new voice in american journalism. introduces america tonight. >> in egypt police fired tear gas -- >> a fresh take on the stories that connect to you. >> they risk never returning to the united states. >> we spent time with some members of the gangster disciples. mission. >> there's more to america, more stories, more voices, more points of view. now there's are news channel with more of what americans want to know. >> i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." this is "america tonight." sglovrjs our -- >> our news coverage reveal more of america's stories. ♪ >>> welcome back everyone, as president obama tries to ratchet up support for his economic policies he is targeting a key constituency focused on the soaring cost of higher education. david shuster has the report. [ cheers ] >> at the university of buffalo, the president announced ambitious changes to make colleges more affordable and accountable for their costs. >> college has never been more expensiv
Al Jazeera America
Aug 22, 2013 11:00pm EDT
next with sports. >>> and take a look at what happened in louisiana yesterday. a sinkhole swallowed trees and drained the water right out of the bayou. jazeera america. >> i'm kim bondy, growing up in news the interesting thing will be >>> and take a look at what [[voiceover]] every day, events sweep across our country. and with them, a storm of views. how can you fully understand the impact unless you've heard angles you hadn't considered? antonio mora brings you smart conversation that challenges the status quo with unexpected opinions and a fresh outlook. including yours. content while setting new standards in journalism. >> a new voice of journalism in the u.s., al jazeera america. america. >> we tell the human store ri from around the block, across how much weight that gets in happened in louisiana yesterday. how much weight that gets in happened in louisiana yesterday. >>> now we tourn a school shooting near atlanta. authorities have released the tape of a 911 call made during the shooting on tuesday. on the tape a school bookkeeper talks to the man accused of opening fire. yo
CSPAN
Aug 1, 2013 9:00am EDT
louisiana democrat. lindy boggs was 97. >> speaker, i rise today to pay tribute to a former member of the house and a grand lady from louisiana, ms. lindy boggs. she was a pioneer for the state of louisiana, and she served louisiana's second congressional district following death of her late husband who was then the majority leader of the house. she was the first woman elected to represent the state of louisiana in congress, and she was a founder of the congresswomen's caucus, and in tribute to her service as a pioneer for women, the women -- congressional women's reading room is rightfully named in her honor down the hall. lindy was the first woman and only louisiana ambassador to the holy sea during the tenure of pope john paul ii. lindy effortlessly balanced her role as a respected leader and a loving mother. she loved her city of new orleans, in fact, lived on bourbon street for many of her later years in new orleans. she loved her beloved tulane university and, in fact, just recently she and her daughter participated in a benefit just a few weeks ago in new orleans. she's somebody wh
CNN
Aug 13, 2013 7:00pm PDT
in a bank in louisiana. >>> first, though, late new word on the intercepted al qaeda messages that sparked the closings of 19 emba sis around the world. a source telling cnn's barbara starr that u.s. code breakers recognized a number of specific words that signalled the attack. three intercepts got their attention. the first was from the leader of the al qaeda in the arabian peninsula group. the second said to be a response from al qaeda leader iman al zawhira. a u.s. official declined to discuss specific code words, but told cnn "there was a sense of imminence, a sense of the overall area at risk and the known actors." there was this, officials said, of great concern. u.s. drones launched a series of attacks on al qaeda, including one over the weekend in yemen, which killed four suspected al qaeda operatives associated with the embassy closings. u.s. officials are not comments on that. fran townsend joins us now. fran serves on the cia and homeland security externaled a vitzry boards. also is peter bergen and on the phone, former fbi official phillip mudd. fran, what are you heari
CNN
Aug 13, 2013 5:00pm PDT
anderson cooper. >>> the latest on the bank hostage situation happening now in louisiana. you're looking at the scene there. >>> the calls to boycott the winder olympics in russia over the anti gay law and climate, olympic super star joins us ahead. [ male announcer ] this is kevin. to prove to you that aleve is the better choice for him, he's agreed to give it up. that's today? [ male announcer ] we'll be with him all day as he goes back to taking tylenol. i was okay, but after lunch my knee started to hurt again. and now i've got to take more pills. ♪ yup. another pill stop. can i get my aleve back yet? ♪ for my pain, i want my aleve. ♪ [ male announcer ] look for the easy-open red arthritis cap. but when it comes to investing, i just think it's better to work with someone. someone you feel you can really partner with. unfortunately, i've found that some brokerage firms don't always encourage that kind of relationship. that's why i stopped working at the old brokerage, and started working for charles schwab. avo: what kind of financial consultant are you looking for? talk to us toda
PBS
Aug 22, 2013 7:00pm EDT
-- you got it. u.s. cities, $800. leonard again. what is louisiana? good. u.s. cities, $1,000. once virginia's capital, this city has made sure to keep its colonial feel. leonard. what is jamestown? no. tori. what is williamsburg? williamsburg is the city, yes, and you move into the lead. i'll take fictional females for $200, please. alex: leonard. what is "pirates of the caribbean"? you got it. females, $400. leonard. what is "skyrim"? "skyrim," yes. all right. short story, $400. tori. what is a twist? twist, correct. short story for $200. leonard. what is a setting? you got it. yearbook, $200. jordan. what is forgotten? that's it. yearbook, $400. jordan. what is ta-ta for now? yep, made you smile on that one. [ chuckles ] go again. yearbook, $600, please. jordan. what is summer? yes. yearbook, $800. jordan. what are digits? digits, yes. and yearbook, $1,000. leonard. what is cool? no. tori or jordan? jordan. what is hot? no. [ beep ] "what is sweet?" stay sweet. all right, we have jordan at $4,000, trailing tori by $800. leonard will be going first in double jeopardy! right after
Al Jazeera America
Aug 22, 2013 8:00pm EDT
the winners. >>> all right. michael, thank you very much. >>> a small community deep in louisiana's cajan community is being swallowed by a sinkhole. >> bayou corn is truly a paradise. >> reporter: one year ago the people here began to sense something was wrong. >> you could not walk outside. >> reporter: the smell of natural gas and crude oil was swirling around. the ground was trembling. and it was may 30, 2012, that dennis and wife floeting down the bayou noticed these bubbles coming straight up out of the water. natural gas, and then to the left, 50 feet, down this bio, a sinkhole was forming. what used to be a beautiful marsh was now being sucked into the earth. >> trees were bobbing and then they would just sink. >> reporter: state and federal regulators arrived. assumption parish ordered the evacuation of the residents while officials tried to figure out what was happening. >> to our knowledge this has never happened anywhere in the world. >> houston based texas brian, louisiana says, is responsible. extracting and drilling for salt say they caused the collapse of the earth.
MSNBC
Aug 14, 2013 2:00am PDT
clamp down on cairo protests. a hostage standoff at a louisiana bank ends in gunfire just hours ago. >>> billionaire carl icahn shakes up the apple cart with a huge buy. >>> plus, jesse jackson jr. is sentenced to prison today. and everybody loves a winner. we'll show you 16 of them. >>> good morning. we begin with breaking developments overnight in what's already been a bloody day in egypt. this morning, egyptian forces moved in to try to clear camps held by supporters of ousted president mohamed morsis. dozens have been killed and thousands injured. we're live in cairo. good morning, ayman. >> reporter: we know that the option began this morning and two major squares here in the capital cairo. one of those squares has been cleared out, firmly in the control of egyptian security forces. tanks and armored personal carriers have been deployed in another part of cairo the major sit-in is ongoing. security officials have been killed. we also understand that according to members of the muslim brotherhood and their supporters up to 150 protesters have been killed. in the coming hours we'
MSNBC
Aug 25, 2013 11:00pm PDT
congressman john lewis, mayor of newark, new jersey, cory booker, and develop nor of louisiana, bobby jindal. also, we'll explore the overall state of american dream -- civil rightses, the struggle of the middle classes, issues at the heart of our political debate. our roundtable weighs in. host of msnbc's "politics nation," the reverend al sharpton, pulitzer prize-winning journalist sheryl wudunn, republican congressman from idaho, raul labrador, and unique perspective from historian doris kearns goodwin as well as "new york times" columnist david brooks. i'm david gregory. all that ahead on "meet the press" this sunday, august 25th. good sunday morning. thousands of people gathered here in washington saturday to re-create the march on washington where dr. king gave his famous i have a dream speech. and it was exactly 50 years ago today, august 25th, 1963, that dr. king and the executive secretary of the naacp, roy wilkins, appeared right here on "meet the press." many of you either already had the chance or will have the opportunity to see that special program as we have made it the
CNN
Aug 14, 2013 2:00am PDT
standoff at a bank in louisiana. it is now over, and this morning with the hostage-taker dead and two of the hostages shot. it happened in st. joseph, that's near louisiana's northeast border near mississippi. alina, what you can tell us? >> reporter: zoraida, this is still a very active scene. we're going to zoom into the bank so you can see the police remain here. investigators continue to comb the bank for vefd. now louisiana state police have identified the alleged hostage-taker as 20-year-old fuaed abdo ahmed. authorities say ahmed walked into this tensas state bank with a gun and took three employees hostage-over the course of 12 you hours, ahmed made several demands, even leased a female hostage. just before midnight, local time, a s.w.a.t. team stormed the bank because the gunman, according to police, threatened to kill the hostages. ahmed was shot dead. police say he shot dead both hostages before he was killed. the man and women were taken to separate hospitals in the area. at last check, according to police, they are listed in critical condition, zoraida. >> alina, thank you v
CNN
Aug 14, 2013 1:00am PDT
situation playing out in a bank in louisiana. bring you the latest on that in a few minutes. >>> first, though, late new word on the intercepted al qaeda messages that sparked the closings of 19 embassies around the world. a source telling cnn's barbara starr that u.s. code breakers recognized a number of specific words that he believe signaled the potentially imminent attack. three intercepts got their attention. the first was from nasir al wuhayshi. the leader of the al qaeda in the arabian peninsula group. the second said to be a response from al qaeda leader ayman al zawahiri. a u.s. official declined to discuss specific code words, but told cnn "there was a sense of imminence, a sense of the overall area at risk and the known actors." there was this, officials said, of great concern. we also now know in addition to the embassy closings, u.s. drones launched a series of attacks on al qaeda, including one over the weekend in yemen, which abc news is reporting killed four suspected al qaeda operatives associated with the embassy closings. u.s. officials are not commenting on that. fr
CBS
Jul 31, 2013 5:30pm PDT
charles, louisiana, parking lot which the set rance administration uses as a clinic. it has one primary care doctor but no specialists. what do you think about when you see-the-r.v.? >> i think it's pretty pathetic. because you have guys that live here and have fought for their country, did everything that was asked of them and they come back and they get mean? a mobile home? >> reporter: santiny needs specialty care for the brain injuries he suffered in an i.e.d. explosion. but those v.a. doctors are either a 90-minute drive away in alexandria, louisiana, or three hours away in houston, texas. the v.a. asked congress for funds to replace the r.v. with this full-service clinic, but the money was blocked. >> the veterans are being put on the back burner for lack of a better term, for political reasons. >> reporter: the lake charles clinic is one of 27 v.a. facilities nationwide that congress has put on hold because of a disagreement over accounting. typically, the v.a. rents clinic space from developers and congress pays the bill every year. but last fall the congressional budget office
ABC
Aug 22, 2013 5:30pm PDT
holes this year but nothing like this. tonight a remarkable scene in louisiana caught on camera, everything vanishing in 30 seconds but what caused it and could it happen near you. here's abc's matt gutman tonight. >> reporter: this is not an optical illusion. a stand of trees seemly melting into this swamp in louisiana is being swallowed into a massive sink hole, sucking everything down with it. watch those trees again dipping slowly at first and then quickly vanishing into the hole. scientists say it's more than a football field deep. it's near an old salt mine. workers were using water to dissolve and pump out the salt deep underground and eventually pumped out enough to make the ground give way. now the earth slowly moves into the cavern causing growing sink holes above. >> it's going to continue to grow until it finds a point where it can support itself. >> reporter: the sink hole appeared a year ago. 150 households were evacuated and the state is suing the company that mined the salt. sink holes are common and often occur naturally. this one in downtown guatemala city bore
ABC
Aug 4, 2013 4:00am PDT
man eating fresh water monster lurking in the louisiana bay bayou. we're kicking off shark week here on "gma" just when you thought it was safe to get in the water. >>> hey, good morning, everybody. we've also got breaking sports news about the fate of superstar alex rodriguez. our colleagues over at espn are reporting that major league baseball will suspend a-rod tomorrow. it's not a lifetime ban, but it is big and ron will have the details on that coming up. >> the league's highest paid player was determined he was coming back to the yankees. >>> also, this is a day of high anxiety for americans in nearly two dozen countries where u.s. embassies completely shut down as a result of a new and credible terror threat from al qaeda. a full report coming up. >>> homeland security also taking steps here in the u.s., as well, this morning. >>> also this morning, we've all seen the famous pictures of the running of the bulls, the am spectacle in pamplona, spain. now, this pageant is coming to the united states and surprisingly not everybody is celebrating. we'll tell you about that. >> yes.
NBC
Aug 10, 2013 2:05am EDT
i guess it's time for our friday -- >> can i point out, we have a louisiana posse who came. i don't know if they showed up for my birthday or just came because they felt like it but we have louisiana ladies in the house. laura badeaux and her crowd. >> they are here just in time for my friday funny. this joke came from maggie camden on facebook. thank you. a man takes a seat next to a pirate with a wooden leg, a hook and an eye patch. the man says, i have to ask, what happened to your leg. the pirate gets a sad look on his face and begins telling the tale of a fierce sea battle in which his leg was hit by a cannon ball. the man says, that's incredible. is that how you lost your hand, too? the pirate says, no, and starts telling a different wild tale of swashbuckling sword flight that took his hand. now the man who is by this point transfixed by the captain can't help but ask, and what happened to your eye? the pirate says, well, a flock of seagulls flew over me ship. i turned my head skyward and a dropping fell right in my eye. the man laughs and says, that's not true. you couldn't
FOX News
Aug 22, 2013 4:00pm EDT
care law? not all of them, not so fast. louisiana senator mary landrieu is embracing it. take a look. >> i would vote for the bill tomorrow if i had to vote again. >> how is that going to go over with voters? the rule for a lot of others, particularly more vulnerable democrats is to stay away from this thing. what are you getting. >> neil, what could she say? the vote for obama care in late 2009 is the biggest vote these senators have taken in the last several years. i think the ones running for re-election, even the ones in vulnerable states like mark pryor, senator landrieu in louisiana, kay hagan in louisiana, they can come out and say it was a mistake. i don't think they can do that. >> a lot of them wiggle out of it by saying there are some things we have to fix. others say we have to get patches in there and all of that stuff. what do you think of that? >> we'll hear them say this is a complex bill, big bills in the past like social security and medicare had to be changed and tweaked afterwards and we need to make fixes. it's just like the unions were we talking about in the pr
CNN
Aug 26, 2013 10:00am PDT
louisiana. the shooter was an 8-year-old boy and the victim his 87-year-old care giver. police say he killed her with the woman's own gun. this happened on thursday. we hear how it all unfolded. >> reporter: a neighborhood is stunned after investigators say an 8-year-old shot and killed his 87-year-old care giver. >> it's a shock to me as much as anyone else because everything's been so peaceful. >> reporter: the little boy said it was an accident but in statement to the media but the sheriff said their evidence has led them together the 8-year-old intentionally shot her in the back of the head as she sat in her living room watching television. police say the boy pulled the trigger minutes after playing the very popular and very violent video game, grand theft auto 4 which awards points for killing people. >> this this particular instance the direct correlation of the video game playing during the shooting and even on the television when police arrived cannot be overlooked. can you conclusively say it caused him to shoot? we don't know. there's too many variables that work in a chi
MSNBC
Aug 1, 2013 1:00am PDT
, just ask east baton rouge, louisiana, officials there still haven't adjusted to a supreme court ruling from 10 years ago. over the last two years, sheriff's deputies have arrested a dozen men for flirting with the intention to have sex. the men did not break any other laws. seriously, no law broken. they were arrested and charged under a law that was found to be unconstitutional by the supreme court over a decade ago. the sheriff says he will expunge the men's records and waive the fee to do so. councilmembers said they would take a look at such a proposal. but there are already laws in place to protect gay people. you mean like the 10-year-old supreme court rule something that doesn't seem like enough here. it is truly exciting as of midnight there will be two more states that let gay people get married, we will still have a patchwork system in this country where rights are not dolled out equally, but then again, 13 states, that's all we had when we, the united states first became a country. can you do a lot with just 13 states. joining us now is pennsylvania state representative bria
Al Jazeera America
Aug 22, 2013 7:00am EDT
the louisiana bayou. >> egypts former long time leader mubarak could be released from a cairo prison at any time. the 85-year-old has been held in maximum security since he was forced out of power two years ago during the arab spring uprising. wednesday, an egyptian court ordered his release. he'll be placed under house arrest awaiting retrial on charges he ordered the killing of hundreds of protestors. we are joint live from cairo. jonathan, has there been any indication when mubarak will be moved from prison to house arrest? >> that is the big question this afternoon, rochelle. we understand that the lawyers are inside that prison south of cairo discussing the circumstances and case. as you mentioned, a court yesterday cleared the way for the massive revolution in 2011. >> we are showing live pictures of the there has already been such loss and blood shed that people are concentratinging on more urgent matters. >> the fort hood gunman has been acts as his own lawyer, which surprised many when he rested his case wednesday without calling a single witness. he faces execution if convi
MSNBC
Aug 7, 2013 3:00am PDT
. >> louisiana. >> i love louisiana. nola. >> come on. >> many other states that embrace those conservative values, the approach that we have taken over the years. i am in one today in florida. you look at south carolina. you look at florida. >> we're in louisiana. >> i know and i said that. i am in one of the states that reflect those today in louisiana. i got that. >> it is only mississippi, alabama, three states. >> i said that. >> seriously. i think before -- you have never done that? >> i think the panhandle went all the way to louisiana. he was technically maps. if you look at the maps of your late 18th century map maker. >> i think he is tired. >> there are many other states that embrace those conservative values, the approach that we have taken over the years. i am in one today in florida. you look at south carolina. you look at florida -- >> we're in louisiana. >> i know and i said that. i am in one of those states that reflect those today in louisiana. >> we are here. how great is he? >> i want him to run. >> he just might. >> howard stern. >> i would have been scared
Univision
Aug 22, 2013 5:00am PDT
, nuevamente actividad de fuertes lluvias, desde louisiana hasta el oeste de tennesse, ustedes en el sur de la florida continÚan con inestabilidad descarga elÉctricas, precipitaciones m matutinas hacia el interior, continÚa la acciÓn tambiÉn hacia el centro del paÍs, nosotros aquÍ en la costa oeste sobre montana estamos bajo aviso de fuegos forestales asÍ que precipitaciones pero no son las suficientes para batallar los fuegos de maleza, continÚan avisos y alerta en el noroeste como avisos y alertas de inundaciones, asÍ que tenemos casi una semana que ustedes en todo el sureste desde el este de texas louisiana, georgia, las carolinas, estÁn sintiendo fuertes actividades de precipitaciones, bastante humedad estÁ provocando toda la inestabilidad como si fuera poco tal parece que la madre naturaleza promete cerrar la semana de trabajo seÑores como siempre digo mÁs de lo mismo va a estar hacia territorio mexicano hacia la 1 de la tarde en todo el noroeste tambiÉn bastante humedad hacia baja california con actividad de lluvias phoenix arizona esta noche con 90 grados el sur del pa
ABC
Aug 22, 2013 11:00pm EDT
delivered to your room. >> and we'll show you a sinkhole in louisiana that is so deep you can see cancun. . >>> what do you do to pay back the people who saved your life? you hold a blood drive r drive. abc2 news pete o'neal tonight. >> reporter: we got --. >> we got there, it's pouring down raining. i got in the car with josh, made sure, started taking over patient care, started making sure they were okay working on the extrication aspect. >> reporter: it was considered a heavy rescue. they had to use the jaws of life to save a life. so tonight, how does a mother say thank you for saving her son's life? >> thank you so much. >> we just can't thank you guys enough. . >> reporter: this is josh, it took 15 units of blood and the tireless work of doctors and nurses at shock trauma to save his life. >> just to give back to the emt's, the doctors at shock trauma, they saved my life. >> reporter: the way josh and his family wanted to give back was to host a blood drive with the help of the red cross and those same people who helped save his life, the volunteer fire company. >> to see him come
MSNBC
Aug 22, 2013 5:00am EDT
, but damn it, i'm never discussing it again. >> a new poll found that louisiana republicans appear confused about the aftermath of hurricane katrina which was in 2005. the poll asked who do you think was more responsible for the poor response. george w. bush or barack obama. 28% of the republicans said former president george w. bush who was in office at the time. but 29%, 1% more, said that president obama was responsible even notice he didn't take office for four more years. and 44% said they aren't sure who to blame. >>> well, dick cheney's daughter, liz, who is running for senate in wyoming, had to pay $220 fine for making a fault statement on an application for a fishing license about how long she lived in the state. she says it was all a misunderstanding. >>> and a new jersey corn maze gets political to draw attention. a farmer created a corn maze showing images of chris christie and barbara quinn, both candidate for governor. and that is your morning dish of scrambled politics. >>> it's been five decades since martin luther king jr. gave his legendary speech. starting this w
ABC
Aug 14, 2013 4:00am PDT
strip. no one was killed. >>> breaking news overnight from louisiana, where a hostage standoff inside a bank has ended in deadly gunfire. authorities say the gunman shot two hostages before he was killed by police. one of the hostages has since died. the other is in critical condition. the ordeal began around noon yesterday. and negotiations had continued through the night. but police moved in once the gunman said he was going to kill his captives. >>> nature's punishing fury is battering the country in the east and the west, unleashing dangerous flash floods and destructive fires. >> as the east coast dries out from a sopping wet storm, wildfires, blazing through nearly a dozen western states. one fire destroyed a dozen homes in utah, forced hundreds of evacuations. and now, it's creeping up on a resort area, filled with luxury homes. a lightning strike is being blamed for the destructive fire that has already scorched more than 4,000 acres. at times, moving as fast as 80 feet per minute. the flames shot up the side of the mountain in summit county, utah, creating giant funnel clouds
MSNBC
Aug 7, 2013 2:30am PDT
. >> you're in louisiana. >> i know. i said that. i'm in one of those states that reflect those today in louisiana. yeah. i got that. >> that's very george w. of him. not good. i hope it doesn't have the same impact as forgetting the third agency he would eliminate during the debate on cnbc. >>> this is called a ramenburger. are you watching? the role is made of ramen noodles. you can get a little gluten free. this one appeals to me. the other stuff i'm not into. but this one i think i would eat. they made the debut this week. hipsters are happy about it. >> why? >> here is another one for you. you think breakfast is the most important of the day. check out that the waffle taco. did so well regional they're going to go nogsal. scrambled eggs, sausage rapped in a waffle with a side of syrup. >> they're testing it in several u.s. markets. willy says that looks delightful. he is trying to eat the monitor. all right. take it away. >> i hear that's doing well. >> it's selling like hot cakes, or waffles. >> thank you, brian. coming up on "morning joe," anthony weiner goes face-to-face with
CBS
Aug 16, 2013 4:30pm PDT
before he became head coach. >> it's not that bad actually. i'm from louisiana so i'm used to the hot, humid sun beating down camps. >> reporter: the 49ers are hoping first round pick eric reid can handle the heat, handle the spotlight and replace desean goldson at safety. >> the body rocker. >> just to see him be able to make some plays out here has kind of big, you know, rewarding because he has been put into a position where he has a chance to take over for a really good safety. >> reporter: reid nearly ended up in the bay area four years earlier when jim harbaugh, who was then the head coach at stanford, did his best to convince reid to play for the cardinal. >> we really connected, talked through the whole process, and this timer rick had no choice in the matter. >> i wasn't recruited very hard by many schools because they knew that i was born and raised in louisiana that i was most likely going to go to lsu. he was the only other school outside of lsu that recruited me. that's something i'll be able to say the rest of my life an ivy league school that coach harbaugh had an inter
FOX News
Aug 28, 2013 1:00pm PDT
classroom? the justice department speaking on the louisiana school voucher program allowing students to transfer out of publi failing pc schools and into private ones. the justice department says it will impact the racial balance in some district still under desegregation orders. louisiana governor bobby jindal said it's the doj that's discriminating. governor, very good to have you. >> neil, thank for having me today. >> talk about weird timing, right? this dust up right on martin luther king day. what do you think? >> you know, it's amazing to me. the department of justice, the obama administration are using the same rules designed to protect minority children to actually keep them trapped in failing public schools. we've got 8,000 kids in the scholarship program. 100% are low income. 100% came out of c, d, or f public schools. 93% of their parents are happier in the schools that they're in. 100% of their parents chose to put them in other schools. we're saving taxpayers money, delivering a better education, and the governor is right. the speech was amazing 50 years ago, that we shoul
NBC
Aug 26, 2013 3:00am PDT
louisiana bobby jindal. what the american dream means to a new generation of politicians. >>> and later, we'll have the latest on the developing situation in syria. new developments this morning. we've got it covered. >>> the truth of the matter is that the dream still demands that the moral conscience of our country still calls us, that hope still needs heroes. we need to understand that there is still work to do. >> that was newark mayor and u.s. senate candidate cory booker speaking yesterday in front of the lincoln memorial. he joins me now. mr. mayor, welcome. >> thank you very much. good to be back. >> good to have you back. we're talking about the legacy of the i have a dream speech and dr. king's dream. here you are, trying to become the first african-american senator from new jersey. there's one other african-american senator in the united states senate, one african-american governor, deval patrick in massachusetts, african-american president, and attorney general. so much progress but still uneven when it comes to elected office. do you think that's how dr. king saw the dream
CSPAN
Aug 25, 2013 12:15am EDT
his relationship with his wife friend and parishioners into ridder louisiana. this is about an hour. >> it's a pleasure to be with you and i can't give a high enough or strong enough appreciation for the great turnout. thank you. you have been with me from the very beginning. you have shown me great kindness and i'll wouldn't have talked about it much longer for me to tear up so thank you. every day i am amazed, amazed at how many things that were lost and it seems like truly everyday people like yourselves are stepping up to replace all of those little lost trinkets throughout my life that i have collect did so thank you for that. so give yourselves a round of applause for that please. [applause] so i'm going to try to read rather quickly. you have your bibles with you. [laughter] i don't know if i have read in public without having to say that so bear with me. if you know anything about me and you should know probably more than you want to if you have read the book, you will know that i'm not the world's best reader and probably the world's worst speller. i was the child sitting i
CSPAN
Aug 18, 2013 7:30pm EDT
relationship with his wife, france, and parishioners in louisiana. this is about an hour. >> it is truly a pleasure to be with you. i cannot get a high enough or strong enough appreciation for the great turnout. thank you. you have been with me from the very beginning. if chammy great kindness. it would not -- but would not have to talk about it very much longer for me to tear up. thank you. thank you. i am every day amazed -- i am amazed at how many things that were lost have been replaced. and is intellectually people are stepping up to replace all of those little lost during this throughout my life. so thank you for that. thank you. give yourself a round of applause for that place. [applause] i am going to try to read rather quickly. if you have your bibles with you -- [laughter] i don't know if i have read in public without having to say that. so bear with me. you know anything about me, and he should know probably more than you want to if you have read the book, you know that i am not the world's best reader. probably the world's worst speller. i was the child sitting in the t
NBC
Aug 2, 2013 9:00pm PDT
in homicide in roosevelt county. >> barry was almost 21 by then. he had gone to louisiana to be with his father and stepmother. wasn't going well. in fact, his stepmother had him arrested for helping his step sister skip school. then told arriving police officers that barry was once questioned about the murder of kim nees in montana. well, it just so happened investigators in louisiana were scratching their heads over murders of three women in their county. so could beach be their killer? >> from talking to sheriff, the fact he was a viable suspect. >> so the detective that called the montana sheriff interrogated beach about the louisiana murders. what made you think he was the kind of guy would be your prime suspect? >> the fact that he was a suspect in a murder already. >> so the detective put barry in a little room here at the sheriff's office and groomed him. f -- grilled him for two days. after many hours of questioning, his answers about kim nees changed, according to jay vy anyway. >> we asked him were you responsible. this part of the interview, he kept saying i don't remembe
CNN
Aug 24, 2013 1:00pm EDT
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FOX News
Aug 30, 2013 1:00am PDT
continue from boston. the feds are suing the state of louisiana for giving minority kids scholarships. wait until you hear this. the factor returns from boston in just a few moments. >> bill: personal story segment tonight, as you may know there is intense debate to allow poor american children to receive money and use it to pay for private school that is called vouchers. teachers unions and many on the left oppose vouchers say they weaken public schools. some conservatives believe educational competition will make the public schools better. president obama and eric holder are siding with the left. now they have filed a lawsuit against louisiana over the voucher issue i talked with the governor bobby jindal last night. >> bill: why is the federal government taking the time and the expense pause all where paying to this. hey you can't give vouchers to your state is paying for it. we are going to stop you from doing that why is holder launching on that obama administration trying to protect poor minority kids trapped in failing schools. 8,000 kids getting these dislips. 100% of these ar
CNN
Aug 25, 2013 5:00pm EDT
and arizona. torrential rain is forecast for tropical depression evo. >>> murder in louisiana. an 87-year-old woman shot and killed. the shooter, sent home with his parents. yeah. you heard that right. that is the story and that's next. >>> and the donald being sued. why the state of new york is going after donald trump for $40 million. peoi go to angie's listt for all kinds of reasons. to gauge whether or not the projects will be done in a timely fashion and within budget. angie's list members can tell you which provider is the best in town. you'll find reviews on everything from home repair to healthcare. now that we're expecting, i like the fact i can go onto angie's list and look for pediatricians. the service providers that i've found on angie's list actually have blown me away. find out why more than two million members count on angie's list. angie's list -- reviews you can trust. >>> this is a story that will definitely grab your attention. police say an 8-year-old boy intentionally shot and killed his 87-year-old live-in caregiver with her own gun. police in slaughter, lou
FOX News
Aug 21, 2013 3:00am EDT
california and louisiana also getting nods. favorite state? california followed by colorado. most arrogant and rudest, new york and new york. hottest residents, california. weirdest accents? massachusetts and then louisiana and alabama and minnesota and new york and new jersey. and finally, most beautiful scenery? colorado. i believe we have tape of a first time visitor to the rocky mountains. they are magestic. don't even know what that means. jake, new york was voted the most arrogant and the rudest. is that because people who are not from new york are just jealous a-holes? >> absolutely. to be honest i was shocked to find out there was other states beyond new york or california. they don't do any show business in those other states and i don't care. >> buck, texas came in first for the state people would like to see kicked out of the union. is it wise to mess with texas? i am told 245 is a bad thing to do. >> you don't mess with texas. th is a business insider poll. business insider with a lot of finance guys so watch msnbc. yes, i said. it that's why you get a skewed thing with the hat
FOX News
Aug 14, 2013 2:00am PDT
overnight a 12-hour hostage standoff at a louisiana bank coming to an end. the suspect and one victim both dead after gun fire erupts there. we have the latest development coming right up. >> we have more at the center of the irs scandal. why lawmakers are asking lois lerner are handing over documents from her personal i mail account. >> a frightening discovery for a texas couple where they heard voices on their child's baby monitor but it wasn't an intruder, it was hackers. a warning for every parent. "fox & friends first" starts right now. >> good morning to you everyone as we wake up here on the east coast half past the hour. good morning to you. it is wednesday morning and welcome to "fox & friends first". i am heather nauert. >> it is 5:30 on the east coast that means we are going to get right to our first story a fox news alert. a 12-hour hostage standoff ending with the gunman and one of the hostages dead. >> anna kooiman has all of the breaking details. good morning to you, anna. what can you tell us? >> police identifying the gunman at around 1:00 a.m. eastern. they shot and
FOX News
Aug 29, 2013 5:00pm PDT
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MSNBC
Aug 15, 2013 1:00am PDT
base in louisiana. the missiles were not supposed to be shipped with their live nuclear war heads, the war head part was supposed to be taken have you the missiles and replaced with dummy weight for balance. but in august, 2007, instead of picking up the missiles with the dummy weights on them, the minot crew did not see what they were supposed to be doing. they didn't follow the procedures they were supposed to be following. and oh, yes, accidentally, without meaning to, without knowing that they had done it, they loaded onto that louisiana-bound air force bomber six missiles tipped with live nuclear war heads. half a dozen nuclear war heads, each with roughly the capacity to cause hiroshima times ten were sent up into the air on a cross-country domestic american flight without anybody knowing they were there. happily the plane had no trouble in flight. and because nobody knew to worry about the -- you know, beast, it just seemed like a normal flight, that b-52 and the six live missiles sat unguarded on the tarmac for nine hours after the plane landed before the ground crew reali
FOX News
Aug 15, 2013 12:00pm PDT
just go home. that's a lesson one guy in louisiana is learning the hard way after he wound up playing cowboy in the parking lot. serious trouble now. >> shepard: this is it before we wrap things up. this guy in louisiana is in trouble with the law after a little stunt he pulled after a night out drinking. according to the police he hopped on a horse and rode the thing into the bar. the bartender got the horse and him out of there somehow. this is louisiana. so he reportedly tried to ride back in. this time without so much success. witnesses say the guy then rode around the parking lot, lassoed a customer and dragged the guy around like a john wayne character. fortunately the victim escaped with only some road rash. the suspect is facing charges of battery, intimidation, disturbing the peace, and being a tiger fan. yeehaw! he has a better day than the dow still. the dow is off 225 at the moment. headed for the worst one-day session in eight weeks. cavuto starting now. >> neil: i think this is what they call bad optics. this is -- thought it would be a good idea to dress everybody up in
FOX News
Aug 29, 2013 8:00pm PDT
how to swim. directly ahead, as we continue from boston. the feds are suing the state of louisiana for giving minority kids scholarships. wait until you hear this. the factor returns from boston in just a few moments. [ male announcer ] come to the golden opportunity sales event and experience the connectivity of the available lexus enform, including the es and rx. ♪ this is the pursuit of perfection. ♪ could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. yep, everybody knows that. well, did you know some owls aren't that wise? don't forget i'm having brunch with meghan tomorrow. who? meghan, my coworker. who? seriously? you've met her like three times. who? (sighs) geico. fifteen minutes could save you...well, you know. >> bill: personal story segment tonight, as you may know there is intense debate to allow poor american children to receive money and use it to pay for private school that is called vouchers. teachers unions and many on the left oppose vouchers say they weaken public schools. some conservatives believe educational competition will make the public schools be
NBC
Aug 17, 2013 6:00am PDT
is possible in the same area. we could end up with six to eight inches in parts of louisiana as we go into the next 48 hours. certainly an area we will be watching. erica and thomas? >> thanks, we'll have more of the forecast in a bit. >>> we are learning more about the events of the day leading up to the day hannah anderson disappeared and how she was discovered. she is with family a week after being rescued from the wilderness. we have two reports. we begin with joe in california. >> reporter: as hannah anderson reconnects with friends and family, we are learning more about the investigation of her disappearance and murder of her mother and brother. ammunition and letters from hannah were found in james dimaggio's home. it's not clear what was said in the letters. court documents show they made 13 phone calls to each other before both of their phones were turned off the day investigators say hannah was kidnapped. the sheriff is revealing details about what happened when fbi agents confronted the suspect in idaho. >> he had a rifle. fired one round. lowered the rifle to shoulder heig
MSNBC
Aug 26, 2013 8:00am PDT
bizarre case in louisiana. police say they cannot charge an 8-year-old boy for who they say shot and killed a 90-year-old woman on thursday. police say the woman was his caregiver and the boy just finished playing violent game grand theft army iv that was before the shooting. faith joining me now. the boy was taken into custody and later relieveased to his parents. this 8-year-old kid it's not under question that he pulled the trigger and took this 90-year-old's life. but what does the law say? >> investigators believe he did so intentionally. the law in louisiana says if you're 10 or younger you cannot be held criminally responsible. he c the parents are ordered to go to court this morning and the case has been reported to the department of children and family services. they are now going to look into it and try to address whatever behavioral issues may be at issue here. in terms of criminal responsibility, it's always a question how do you handle children who intentionally kill. our criminal justice system in louisiana does not address that and other states it's different. we have
Al Jazeera America
Aug 23, 2013 12:00pm EDT
louisiana to florida. you also have community activists on board, just a real fun crew. and we talked to this guy earlier today. raymond, you are pretty excited, but you are with a bus of all african-americans, and you were saying to me earlier -- >> i would love to have more diversity. that would be a major change between now and 50 years ago. let's show the change. instead of just sitting and waiting on it. >> we rolled martin luther kings words on the mall leading into this story, and it was about all colors and races joining together. what is your goal for this weekend? >> well, i don't think i'm looking for any particular thing. i'm going down there specifically to be in the mix of my people, and everybody doing something positive. you know? because we got a lot of negativity going on in the world, enough of it, don't you think? >> i think so. and there's not necessarily a divide of race in america at this point, but perhaps a disconnect. we were saying that earlier. what do you think? >> as of right now, yes, there is a disconnect. any time you have a paula dean making the statemen
CBS
Aug 17, 2013 1:35am EDT
, aren't you? >> yes. >>> we're headed to louisiana. there's a "duck dynasty" star who might rung for congress. you know the dude with the long beards, one of the friendlier guys on "duck dynasty." the republican strategists are trying to push him to run for one of the open seats that came up. >> he would definitely win. he is really popular. >> and it's almost a given he would get it if he ran. but he said he feels like he doesn't have the time to commit to running for congress. do you know how much they make per episode? $200,000, split amongst all of them. >> how many of them is there? >> enough. >> we're in the wrong hustle. >> why aren't we on "duck dynasty"? >> this tdude is start. he should take everyone hunting. under the new ramification. >> under the new what? >> under the ramification of the new salary thing. >> the what? >> you used the word in the wrong sentence, dude. >> used the word in a wrong sentence. are you serious? >> a new show called ""duck dynasty ". >>> the rav 4 makes the journey as amazing as the destination. smart, stylish and down for whatever. toyota,
NBC
Aug 10, 2013 9:00am EDT
. the coastal waters off louisiana's mainland are a patchwork of marshy islands, swamps, and bayous. valerie: south of new orleans, there's a cluster of islands. now, one of these is a remote island called mendicant island. sam: two researchers travel to this muddy, remote, and uninhabited island to test oysters, as part of a scientific project. jessica: i ended up spotting something moving in the water. so, i was wondering if it was a bag. and then i saw the telltale sign of a flipper. sam: it's a young dolphin stuck on a sandbar. to get to him, jessica has to first crawl across a mudflat, using a body board to stop herself from sinking into the mud. jessica: i had to crawl through the mud like an alligator would, on my hands and my knees, for about 100 to 200 feet. sam: when she gets there, jessica makes a terrible discovery. jessica: as soon as i arrived, the dolphin started making distress calls and started clicking. he was clearly very badly burned. his eye was milky, because the sun had been scorching him. dr. dold: bottlenose dolphins are commonly found in shallow water, but
CSPAN
Aug 1, 2013 1:00am EDT
louisiana, ms. lindy boggs. they was a pioneer and trail blazer for the state of louisiana. she served louisiana's second congressional district following the death of her husband, h lambings e boggs. she was the first woman to represent the state of louisiana in congress and founder of the congresswoman's caucus. mr. scalise: in tribute to her service as a pioneer for women, the congressional women's reading room is rightfully named in her honor down the hall. she was the first woman and only louisiana ambassador to the holy see in the tenure of pope john paul ii. lindy effortlessly balanced her role as a respected leader and loving mother. she loved her city of new orleans, in fact, lived on bourbon street for many of her later years in new orleans. she loved her beloved tulane university and in fact, just recently, she and her daughter cokie participated in a benefit for tulane university in new orleans. she's somebody who will be dearly missed and somebody who we are honored to have, to be able to call a former colleague of ours here in the house. with that, i yield back the balanc
PBS
Aug 16, 2013 7:00pm EDT
. alex: michael. what is louisiana? yes. word origins -- $400. kate. what is ambulance? yes. states by lake for $800. colby. what's ohio? right. word origins -- $800. michael. what is "d'oh"? [ laughter ] yes, you did that well. word origins -- $1,200. answer -- daily double. [ applause ] let's do $2,600. okay, here is the clue. jimmy? this term for the part of a fair or carnival where sideshows and other amusements are located comes from the site of an 1893 expo held in chicago. what is the boardwalk? no, i bet you colby would have gotten this. "what is the midway?" the midway. all right, you drop to $5,000. you and colby are tied for the lead. go again. word origins -- $1,600. [ beep ] and that word is ombudsman. back to you, michael. let's finish off word origins -- $2,000. kate. what is umami? you are right. states by lake for $1,200. michael. what is michigan? yes. states by lake -- $1,600. answer -- the other daily double. kate: wow. colby: man! [ laughs ] [ applause ] alex: colby and kate moaning because you found both daily doubles and you have a slight lead of $1,200, michael.
KRON
Aug 26, 2013 8:00pm PDT
. is coming up. plus: a shocking murder in louisiana involving a young boy has rekindled the debate over video games causing violence. our gabe slate has a list of the most violent games out there on the market right now. and former disney star miley cyrus making headlines. for her more than eye-catching performance at the m-t-v video music awards. happening now at 8-30-- back after the break. if you're like me, you've been working you've been working like a dog all year. but you don't need to camp out 'til labor day to reward yourself! mattress discounters' labor day sale ends monday! rest those tired bones on a queen size sealy gel memory foam mattress for just $497! get 48 months interest-free financing on the entire tempur-pedic cloud collection. not to labor the point... but this sale ends monday! ♪ mattress discounters! the "rim fire" continues to burn out of control inside and outside yosemite national park. with thousands of firefighters battleing the blaze. you can see just how massive it is from these new pictures. here's the latest. the fire has now burned almost 150 -
Univision
Aug 29, 2013 6:30pm PDT
imagen del desastre el sÚper domo de louisiana que sirviÓ de refugio que no pudieron salir cuando se ordenÓ la evacuacion. >>> y ocho aÑo despuÉs se encuentra con cambio de nombre y se casarreconstruyÓ. >>> luz sabÍan fallecieron 1464 personas y ahora tras la recuperaciÓn de mÁs de 300 mil viviendas y la ciudad muestra seÑales de recuperaciÓn, y recuerde las imÁgenes de katrina en u videos.com. >>> y la tormenta tropical cauÓo la muerte de una persona esta madrugada por el paso de baja california y los daÑos se reportaron principalmente en el popular balneario de cabo san lucas, y tambiÉn ocasionÓ el derribo de Árboles y suspen de las energÍa elÉctrica. >>> y colombia fue escenario hoy de numerosos manifestaciÓn nosotros ciudades del paÍs se tomaron las calles lo estudiantes y tambiÉn los trabajadores de la salud, si sindicalistas y camioneros y se registraron enfrentamiento entre jÓvenes y fuerzas policiapolicio en bogotÁ. >>> vamos con la protesta. >>> las principales calles del centro de bogotÁ se convirtieron hoy en un verdadero campo de ba fal batalla. >>>
KRON
Aug 14, 2013 6:00am PDT
. >>james:a hostage situation in rural louisiana lasts nearly twelve hours before police were forced to end it. two hostages were shot as police stormed a bank in northeastern louisiana. they had set a midnight deadline after they say negotiations were no longer possible. authorities say the suspect, 20-year-old fuaed abdo ahmed, never intended to rob the bank -- rather, he was trying to make a statement. one hostage was released last night, but hours later, ahmed shot two of them. one of the hostages died. police shot and killed ahmed. a bus driver is speaking out after being shot by a passenger in seattle. 64-year-old deloy dupuis says he feels good to be alive. this is just a day after he was shot in the cheek and arm. here's video of the scene. police chased and fatally shot the gunman after he ran onto another bus. police say the gunfire began after dupuis asked three people to pay the bus fare. two of the passengers paid, and the third shot the driver twice before running away. >>james:a u-s -based rail company whose runaway oil train caused a fire and explosion that killed 47 people in
Al Jazeera America
Aug 25, 2013 4:00am EDT
tonight and al jazeera america, it's a perfect place for that to happen. >> welcome back, louisiana has the highest incarceration in the world because of new orleans, the justice department and the sheriff are all battling over jail reforms. it is graphic and may be disturbing. >> in the shadow of downtown new orleans. >> the wall and the fence is not to keep people in, but to keep people like y'all out. >> it's called opp by the locals. >> why do they want to keep us out? >> because nobody wants to know what's going on inside of the prisons. >> it's called the most dangerous jail in america. >> thanks for having us. let's head on in. >> america tonight takes a rare look inside. until now, few cameras have been allowed behind these barbed wire fences. >> violence here, an everyday event. so these were built after katrina? and how many of them are there? >> 88. how many inmates per these? 88. >> you got a lot of guys in these. >> the state of louisiana has the highest incarceration rate in the entire country. twice the u.s. average. 38,000 people come through o.p.p. every year. some do n
CSPAN
Aug 20, 2013 8:00pm EDT
louisiana and why just write about it is that there is a budget crisis. and this is something being experienced all across the country in the last five years. but with shrinking budgets, you know, one of the places is the public defenders office. so in new orleans what happened was they were forced to lay off one third of the lawyers. so one whole division, conflicts vision. it means if there are two people arrested for robbing a 7-eleven, one gets the public defenders office, but because they could be accusing each other, you need a separate lawyer. so when no new orleans they had a separate division and they completely got rid of that and the budget cuts. so anyone who came in with multiple arrests like that, they had no attorneys. so they were just sitting in jail for months and months and judges were making please. they were scrambling, threatening to let people out of jail without a trial because this was such a clear violation of their rights. it was a fiasco fischer. >> host: in the same chapter that you called the perfect storm, he told the story of an individual that spent
CSPAN
Aug 1, 2013 5:00pm EDT
pleasure to yield two minutes to the gentleman from louisiana, mr. scalise. the chair: the gentleman is recognized for two minutes. mr. scalise: thank you, mr. chairman and i thank the gentleman from virginia for yielding and for bringing this bill forward. i'm a strong supporter of the reins act and why we are bringing this bill forward is because of the regulations that have been coming from this obama administration. when i talk to small business owners in my district, the biggest impediment they tell me to creating more jobs, the biggest impediment, are the rules and regulations coming down from the federal government. the reins act says if these rules and regulations are so important and have a $100 million impact, shouldn't they come before congress and state their case? what are you so afraid of coming before the public body? president obama said he was going to be the most transparent ever. yet he has bureaucrats coming up with rules and regulations and we have hearings on this stuff. and when they talk about things kids' going to save lives, the rules have absolutely nothing
ABC
Aug 23, 2013 1:40am PDT
down down down >> this video, a line of trees collapsing into a sinkhole beneath a louisiana bayou. water rushing down beneath the trees like a drain. >> makes you wonder how does something like this happen and could it happen near you? abc's matt gutman went in search of answers. >> they're moving. they're moving, john. >> reporter: this is not an optical illusion. a standard tree, seemingly, melting into the swamp in bayou corridor, louisiana, being swallowed into a massive sinkhole, sucking everything down with it. watch the trees again -- dipping slowly at first then quickly vanishing into the hole. scientists say more than a football field deep. the sinkhole near an old salt line. workers using water to dissolve and pump out the salt. eye vently they pumped out enough to give the ground way. and the earth moves into the cavern causing ever growing sinkholes above. >> it will continue to grow where it finds a point where it can support itself. >> reporter: the sinkhole appeared a year ago. 150 household were evacuated. now the state is suing the company that mined the salt. but
CNN
Aug 22, 2013 9:00am EDT
-- who's to blame for hurricane katrina? nearly a third of louisiana republicans are pointing the finger at, wait for it, president obama. >>> and, 32 days, 18 accusers and one very pitiful fall from office. san diego mayor bob filner strikes a deal. "newsroom" is back after a break. ♪ ♪ he's a 20-year-straight, get to work on time ♪ ♪ ♪ he's loved one woman for all his life ♪ ♪ ♪ everybody knows he ain't just tough ♪ ♪ he's strong [ male announcer ] the all-new 2014 chevy silverado. strong for all the roads ahead. [ male announcer ] a family that vacations together, sunscreens together. find a hilton everywhere you want to go with rates as low as $109 per night. book now at hilton.com/getaway. . it is clear this morning that hannah anderson does not want to be seen as a victim. the teenager kidnapped by a family friend who murdered her mother and brother decided to go public on nbc's "today" show anderson said she's not a victim, she's a survivor and talked publicly about ethan and her mom for the very first time. >> he had a really big heart and she was strong heart
MSNBC
Aug 6, 2013 7:00pm PDT
. you look at florida -- >> you're in louisiana. >> i know. i said that. i'm in one of those states that reflect those today, in louisiana. [ laughter ] yeah. i got that. >> that's rick perry in louisiana when he got he was in florida. a mistake that you've probably never made. up next, more with jay leno after his interview tonight with president obama. ♪ [ male announcer ] some question physics. some question gravity. and some... even have the audacity to question improbability. with best-in-class towing and best-in-class torque these are some of the bold, new ram commercial trucks -- built to blow your imagination. guts. glory. ram. f-f-f-f-f-f-f. lac-lac-lac. he's an actor who's known for his voice. but his accident took that away. thankfully, he's got aflac. they're gonna give him cash to help pay his bills so he can just focus on getting better. we're taking it one day at a time. one day at a time. [ male announcer ] see how the duck's lessons are going at aflac.com >>> last week president obama told a group of school children that broccoli was his favorite food. which the k
MSNBC
Aug 6, 2013 10:00pm PDT
south carolina. you look at florida -- >> you're in louisiana. >> i know. i said that. i'm in one of those states that reflect those today, in louisiana. [ laughter ] yeah. i got that. >> that's rick perry in louisiana when he got he was in florida. a mistake that you've probably never made. up next, more with jay leno after his interview tonight with president obama. [ male announcer ] the wind's constant force should have disrupted man. instead, man raised a sail. and made "farther" his battle cry. the new ram 1500 -- motor trend's 2013 truck of the year -- the most fuel-efficient half-ton truck on the road -- achieving best-in-class 25 highway miles per gallon. guts. glory. ram. and then another. and another. and if you do it. and your friends do it. and their friends do it... soon we'll be walking our way to awareness, support and an end to alzheimer's disease. and that? that would be big. grab your friends and family and start a team today. register at alz.org >>> last week president obama told a group of school children that broccoli was his favorite food. which the kids seemed
FOX News
Aug 22, 2013 1:00am EDT
, last night you heard this from a louisiana state senator. >> liberalism has nearly destroyed black america. and now it's time for black america to return. >> up next, elbert guillory is here to tell you why he stands by that. and yes, the jobless rate did dip down in july. don't be fooled by that. we are right now in a real job crisis for many of americans, maybe even for you. you'll hear from representative michele bachmann and our panel of job seekers coming up. >>> if you are having a drink right now, as you watch "on the record" we have a story you cannot miss. stay tuned. you're going to thank us tomorrow. every day we're working to be an even better company - and to keep our commitments. and we've made a big commitment to america. bp supports nearly 250,000 jobs here. through all of our energy operations, we invest more in the u.s. than any other place in the world. in fact, we've invested over $55 billion here in the last five years - making bp america's largest energy investor. our commitment has never been stronger. and you know what i walked out with? [ slurps ] [ dad ] a
CBS
Aug 20, 2013 3:35am EDT
residents -- okay? -- of louisiana. $210 million is owed to the residents of the state of louisiana. the state went to the federal government and said, "we need the information so we can give this money to our residents." >> right. >> federal government will not give it away, will not give the information to the state of louisiana. the money is owed to the residents, but the federal government won't give the information to the state. >> how do you know this? >> it's published! it's in the public domain. they're fighting it. i mean, this is the insanity. it's not front-page news, but it's published information. >> so, is it something, though, that you need to, like, get a lawyer and file a bunch of paperwork to have access to this information? >> no, and i'll tell you the reason why. i'll tell you the reason why i wrote the book, okay? it's called "free money 'they' don't want you to know about" 'cause as i was researching this, i've seen, for example, guys on tv. and there's a guy that i know called matthew lesko, and he wears the suits with the crazy question marks. >> oh, yeah. >> so l
NBC
Aug 14, 2013 6:00am PDT
at a bank in st. joseph, louisiana. police telling us a gunman shot two bank employees when officers stormed into that bank. one of the employees is reported dead. the condition of the or within is unknown. a third hostage was released late last night. police shot and kill the gunman who has been identified as 20-year-old fuaded abdo ahmed. police say ahmed was mentally unstable and written a letter in advance, detailing what he was doing, what he was going to do, what he would do in the attack. police say he had a full duffel bag of items he was going to use to torture his hostages. investigators also telling us he was not trying to rob that bank and that there's no indication he had any history with any of those bank employees. >>> today we could learn the identity of a woman killed during a construction accident at san jose city college. the woman was hit by a front loader walking on a sidewalk by the cop instruction project yesterday. investigators say the massive vehicle was backing up to move a load of dirt went it hit her. preston pipeline, the company on the job, say
MSNBC
Aug 21, 2013 7:00pm EDT
louisiana want to blame president obama for the government's inept response to hurricane katrina down there. three years before he took office it occurred. well a new ppp poll of louisiana republicans finds that 29% of the republicans in louisiana say president obama was more responsible for the poor response to katrina. while 28%, one less, pin the blame on george w. bush who was actually president at the time. another 44% to show the murkiness in the big easy say they're not sure who to blame. think about it. the worst thing that's happened and they can't remember which president to blame. they should blame "w". barack obama of course, was a freshman united states senator in 2005 when katrina blew down the doors of new orleans. while president bush praised his fema chief michael brown, you're doing a heck of a job, brownie. we remember and everybody down there does. we'll be right back. every day we're working to be an even better company - and to keep our commitments. and we've made a big commitment to america. bp supports nearly 250,000 jobs here. through all of our energy operati
FOX News
Aug 21, 2013 7:00pm PDT
night you heard this from a louisiana state senator. >> liberalism has nearly destroyed black america. and now it's time for black america to return. >> up next, elbert guillory is here to tell you why he stands by that. and yes, the jobless rate did dip down in july. don't be fooled by that. we are right now in a real job crisis for many of americans, maybe even for you. you'll hear from representative michele bachmann and our panel of job seekers coming up. >>> if you are having a drink right now, as you watch "on the record" we have a story you cannot miss. stay tuned. you're going to thank us tomorrow. what are you doing back there? ow! that hurt! no, no, no, no. you can't go to school like this, c'mon. don't do it! no! (mom vo) you never know what life's gonna throw at you. if i gotta wear clothes, you gotta wear clothes. (mom vo) that's why i got a subaru. i just pulled up. he did what now? no he's never done that before! oh really? i might have some clothes in the car. (announcer) love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. like carpools... polly wants to know if we can pick her
ABC
Aug 23, 2013 2:35am EDT
louisiana bayou. what caused it? why it is not as uncommon as you might think. and later -- >> it's scary to think sthat soe one would try to sell something that has no gran of truth. >> a woman's hard earned weight loss used to sell get thin quick products without her approval. her campaign to take her image back. it's friday, august 23rd. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good friday morning, everybody. tgif. look who's here. reena ninan filling in for diana. >> last time i was here you serenaded me with a song, cinco de mayo. >> no tequila, no guitars. good you are back. have a lot of fun. serious stuff to got to. syrian government right now offering a new explanation of the chemical attack that may have killed up to 1,000 people. deputy prime minister blaming foreign militants. >> he claims the attack had backing of israel and supporters in the west. the u.n. urging the syrian government to allow inspectors to investigate the alleged use of chemical weapon. here's abc's martha raddatz. >> reporter: it is a terrible and urgent task, the u.s. and u.n. raci
FOX News
Aug 29, 2013 4:00pm PDT
, exactly 8 years ago today, hurricane katrina made landfall over louisiana. the start of that deadly disaster that forever changed the gulf coast. >> rolling? >> yeah. leave.emely hard to your whole life is here and your whole world. it's hard to decide what's important or value. >> harris: it hit that day but took days before we learned the truex tent. the storm killed 1800 people. damaged or destroyed more than a quarter million homes. thousands of americans took refuge at the superdome in new orleans. remember these pictures? punishing heat. 8 years later the rebuilding is far from over. but today people in new orleans hard-hit lower ninth ward got together to remember the life-changing storm and to say a prayer for their community. in a statement the governor of louisiana bobby jindal said hurricane katrina was a terrible and devastating storm that wrought us to our knees but it didn't shake our resolve. we are with you, louisiana. we'll be right back. i'd be sitting there with my friends who had their verizon phones and i'd be sitting there like "mine's still loading!" i couldn'
CNN
Aug 26, 2013 3:00am PDT
horrifying scene in louisiana. an 8-year-old boy accused of shooting and killing his 87-year-old caregiver after reportedly playing a video game. the case is renewing a fierce debate as to whether the violent games are to claim. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this case really has the potential to steer up a couple of debates, the gun debate as well as how media and particularly video games really effect children. a neighborhood is stunned after investigators say an 8 year old shot and killed his 87-year-old caregiver maurice mothers. >> it is a shock to me as much as everything else. >> reporter: the little boy told sheriff's deputies it was an accident. the sheriff's department said their evidence has led investigators to believe the 8-year-old juvenile intention mrs. smothers in the back of the head as she sat in her living room watching television. the boy was playing the popular video game grand theft auto 4. >> playing during the shooting and still on the television when police arrived cannot be overlooked. can you say it caused him to shoot? we don't know. >> repo
CNN
Aug 14, 2013 3:00am PDT
yourselfoff in a louisiana bank that ended in gunfire. the 0-year-old suspect opened fire on his hostages when officers entered the building. alina machado, good morning, what do we understand about the situation? >> reporter: good morning, chris. this remains an active scene. we've been seeing investigators coming and going from this bank all night combing through the evidence. louisiana state police have identified the alleged hostagetaker at 20-year-old fuwad abdu akmed. over the course of 20 hours he made several demands and released a female hostage but just before midnight local time something changed, the s.w.a.t. team stormed the bank because the gunman according to police this threatened to kill the hostages. now, akmed was shot dead. police say he shot both hostages before he was killed. those two hostages were taken to area hospitals where at least check they were listed in critical condition. >> alina supposedly one of the changes in the situation was that the suspect made known what he wanted. do we know what that was, what the agenda was here, if not money? >> repor
FOX News
Aug 13, 2013 3:00pm PDT
"duck dynasty"? republican operatives in louisiana are trying to woo "duck dynasty" star willie robertson to run for the statehouse. his duck hunting supply companies are in the fifth district, represented by retiring rodney alexander. the self described redneck millionaire was on "the five" today. >> i was going to ask that question, whether you were interested in that vacated congressional seat in louisiana. >> i'm kind of busy right now. i got a lot going on. >> we'll see. with re-election bid not going as planned, it was time for a new approach. norway's prime minister who had not driven a car in eight years spent an afternoon as taxi driver in oslo. he says taxis are one of the few places people share their true views. he wore sunglasses and uniform, only revealing his identity once passengers recognized him. by the way, all passengers got a free ride. >>> to say they parted on bad terms is a major understatement. two law professors have been fighting over their divorce 17 years, seven years longer than they were actually married. they filed more than 1400 entries in the ca
CNN
Aug 15, 2013 1:00am PDT
bloody ending to a hostage standoff at a bank in louisiana that we talked about last night. details on what happened ahead. ( bell rings ) they remind me so much of my grandkids. wish i saw mine more often, but they live so far away. i've been thinking about moving in with my daughter and her family. it's been pretty tough since jack passed away. it's a good thing you had life insurance through the colonial penn program. you're right. it was affordable, and we were guaranteed acceptance. guaranteed acceptance? it means you can't be turned down because of your health. you don't have to take a physical or answer any health questions. they don't care about your aches and pains. well, how do you know? did you speak to alex trebek? because i have a policy myself. it costs just $9.95 a month per unit. it's perfect for my budget. my rate will never go up. and my coverage will never go down because of my age. affordable coverage and guaranteed acceptance? we should give them a call. do you want to help protect your loved ones from the burden of final expenses? if you're between 50 and 85, you
Al Jazeera America
Aug 26, 2013 6:00pm EDT
and teachers have been heading back to school. in louisiana they are suing to distribute vouchers. the louisiana voucher plan calls for a transferring of low income students in low rated schools to private schools at taxpayer expense. in minnesota students had been sweating it out in swelter classrooms, a record heatwave is blanketing. school rooms have no can i conditioning, can you imagine. anand a north carolina middle school that was shut down by a devastating tornado reopened today. the students walked through the halls for the first time since the 2011 twister that left the place in ruins. teachers were working out of mobile classrooms for the two-year reconstruction periods. >> a lot of kids were not happy with the modular units. now that we have a gym we can have dances and clubs that we didn't have before and different sport activities that will boost morale. >> so chicago started the new school with 50 fewer schools and a bunch of cutbacks for their closure. john, the schools are now closed for the day? how did it go there? >> reporter: well, it was an usual day in chicago hi
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